It’s “time to make a change”
November 3, 2014
Eric Keepa is an artist and songwriter based in Christchurch. He is currently working on his first album which is due to come out in 2015, and has gifted his iTunes hit Another Door’ to the White Ribbon Organisation.
White Ribbon as an organisation aims to stop the emotional and physical abused of women and one of the ways they There have been a number of high profile men standing up and taking a pledge against condoning and staying silent about violence against women.
Eric grew up surrounded by music as both his parents were involved in music in their Ashburbton Community. His new album is a mix of pop and country genre’s and is due to be released in 2015. Another door is available on iTunes and all proceeds are gifted to The New Zealand White Ribbon Campaign.
Eric says domestic violence is an issue is close to his heart.
“I am honoured to be involved with the White Ribbon Campaign and urge other men to do the same”. He has gifted the song Another Door as it is his “message to anyone that maybe the victim of physical and or emotional abuse”.
He was inspired after talking with friends about domestic violence and discovering that many people never come forward and get help due to the stigma surrounding domestic violence.
Eric says, “I have endeavoured to craft the song not only as a message but also as a token of encouragement”.
Eric hopes that this song will give kiwi males the courage to stand up and make a change.
Another Door was listed number 9 on the Female Fan Picks International Top 10 on the website Boardjam.
To listen to Another Door click here. The song is available on iTunes with the proceeds going to White Ribbon.